MoT Data for Leicester

Leicester is towards the top of the national table for pass rates and in the tables below you’ll see very few red numbers. Those that are red are fairly close to the national average anyway.

As usual, luxury brands top the table for pass rates, with Daewoo, Renault and Proton at the bottom of the table. 

Most common reasons for MoT failure

Test Item Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment 11.2% 11.9% −6%
Suspension 8.6% 9.6% −10%
Brakes 7.0% 7.7% −9%
Tyres 4.8% 5.8% −16%
Visibility 4.8% 5.3% −9%
Body, chassis, structure 3.7% 4.1% −11%
Noise, emissions and leaks 3.1% 3.6% −13%
Steering 1.7% 1.9% −12%
Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems 1.1% 1.3% −13%

MoT failure rates by year of registration

Year of Registration Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
2018 50 16.0% 8.2% +96%
2017 1,247 9.1% 10.2% −11%
2016 46,105 14.3% 12.8% +12%
2015 41,163 15.2% 15.6% −2%
2014 37,532 17.7% 19.2% −8%
2013 34,924 22.1% 23.1% −4%
2012 32,262 24.8% 26.9% −8%
2011 30,639 28.1% 30.2% −7%
2010 30,975 32.4% 34.4% −6%
2009 29,872 34.3% 37.0% −7%
2008 31,039 36.9% 40.4% −9%
2007 33,603 38.1% 42.1% −10%
2006 29,387 40.1% 44.1% −9%
2005 25,267 41.9% 46.0% −9%
2004 21,363 43.8% 47.6% −8%
2003 17,221 43.5% 47.9% −9%
2002 12,883 43.8% 48.1% −9%
2001 8,043 44.2% 47.6% −7%
2000 4,868 43.1% 46.4% −7%
1999 3,279 41.7% 44.9% −7%
1998 2,164 38.2% 42.5% −10%
1997 1,541 39.6% 41.2% −4%
1996 1,035 36.4% 39.9% −9%
1995 757 33.0% 38.5% −14%
1994 551 33.9% 37.4% −9%
1993 456 31.1% 36.8% −15%
1992 406 32.3% 35.9% −10%
1991 451 33.7% 35.0% −4%
1990 479 31.1% 33.1% −6%
1989 371 27.0% 32.0% −16%
1988 240 31.3% 32.0% −2%
1987 194 27.8% 30.6% −9%
1986 177 28.8% 31.3% −8%
1985 146 31.5% 30.1% +5%
1984 110 27.3% 29.0% −6%
1983 90 27.8% 28.4% −2%
1982 71 25.4% 29.1% −13%
1981 88 31.8% 27.7% +15%
1980 76 27.6% 26.4% +5%
1979 73 20.5% 24.0% −14%
1978 50 28.0% 24.5% +14%
1971 212 23.6% 22.4% +5%
1970 56 21.4% 20.7% +3%
1969 61 19.7% 20.1% −2%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Bentley 507 8.5% 12.4% −31%
Aston Martin 173 9.2% 12.5% −26%
Porsche 2,418 14.7% 16.9% −13%
Lotus 137 15.3% 18.4% −17%
Lexus 2,937 16.5% 21.7% −24%
TVR 183 16.9% 17.8% −5%
Ferrari 118 17.8% 9.8% +82%
Dacia 675 19.9% 23.3% −15%
Maserati 122 22.1% 20.0% +11%
Triumph 256 22.3% 32.1% −31%
BMW 28,327 22.7% 25.1% −9%
Audi 29,850 23.1% 24.0% −4%
Skoda 8,833 24.8% 25.9% −4%
Jaguar 5,537 24.9% 28.2% −12%
Abarth 239 25.1% 23.6% +6%
Land Rover 12,449 25.3% 28.1% −10%
Hyundai 10,113 25.4% 28.0% −9%
MINI 11,333 26.1% 27.2% −4%
Kia 10,172 26.1% 29.0% −10%
Jeep 906 26.2% 28.1% −7%
smart 186 27.4% 31.6% −13%
Volvo 8,783 27.7% 32.6% −15%
Toyota 27,649 28.5% 29.3% −3%
Suzuki 4,544 28.6% 30.5% −6%
Subaru 940 28.8% 30.0% −4%
Mazda 8,650 29.0% 30.4% −5%
SsangYong 200 29.0% 31.6% −8%
Mercedes-Benz 14,288 29.2% 29.1% +1%
Isuzu 712 29.4% 42.3% −31%
Honda 15,241 29.4% 30.7% −4%
SEAT 8,379 29.8% 31.1% −4%
Volkswagen 50,296 29.9% 31.7% −6%
Nissan 20,319 31.0% 31.3% −1%
FIAT 13,144 31.1% 33.7% −8%
Mitsubishi 4,269 31.2% 32.5% −4%
MG 1,297 31.3% 35.0% −11%
DS 2,493 31.7% 32.4% −2%
Ford 95,152 32.9% 33.5% −2%
Daihatsu 552 33.9% 37.3% −9%
Alfa Romeo 1,695 34.5% 34.9% −1%
Peugeot 29,564 34.8% 37.1% −6%
Vauxhall 62,634 35.1% 36.2% −3%
Citroen 15,922 35.7% 37.6% −5%
Chrysler 572 38.5% 42.4% −9%
SAAB 1,876 38.8% 40.7% −5%
Chevrolet 1,464 39.8% 43.9% −9%
Renault 18,301 41.4% 43.2% −4%
Rover 1,001 42.2% 45.4% −7%
Dodge 185 45.4% 43.8% +4%
Daewoo 236 45.8% 55.6% −18%
Talbot 118 45.8% 47.4% −3%

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